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Monthly Archives: May 2011

Local man and others become philanthropic mountaineers

Local man and others become philanthropic mountaineers

Group hopes to raise money through climbing Kilimanjaro by Kathy Blake Kraig Kern lives near vast expanses of water – Mountain Island Lake and the Catawba River – and thoughts… Read more »

Global ambassadors

Global ambassadors

Local family to make yearlong global trip doing good deeds by Sarah Melton J.D. Lewis and his sons, Jackson, 13, and Buck, 8, are giving up almost everything to travel… Read more »

‘Tail wagging the dog?’

‘Tail wagging the dog?’

City Council delays vote on business park rezoning, annexation until May 9 by Sarah Melton MOUNT HOLLY – Several Mount Holly City Council members are uncomfortable approving a proposed commercial-industrial… Read more »

It’s a family affair

It’s a family affair

With new young additions, Hawks track team ready to soar again by C. Jemal Horton Before the 2011 season began, things looked bleak for the West Mecklenburg High School girls… Read more »

Mountain Island residents help team win state title

Mountain Island residents help team win state title

by C. Jemal Horton The capacity crowd at Greensboro’s Spears YMCA basketball complex was bordering on belligerent. Fans of the hometown Greensboro Galaxy were screaming – really screaming – in… Read more »

Leading with the Heart

Leading with the Heart

Hopewell softball player Russell a lasting example for teammates by Aaron Burns When the Hopewell Titans softball team is on the diamond, chances are you’ll hear Lindsey Russell giving pep… Read more »

Champions Sports Performance opens in Lake Norman area

Champions Sports Performance opens in Lake Norman area

by Chris Hunt When Champions Sports Performance and Training Center owner Greg O’Connor began plans for his training center, the last thing he wanted it to be known as was… Read more »

On Any Given Sunday

On Any Given Sunday

The Coul-Oak Cannons 7-and-under team won the Carolina Challenge Baseball League Sunday Only Tournament on April 3. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

South Fork River Park provides plenty of outdoor experience

South Fork River Park provides plenty of outdoor experience

by Alan Hodge If you think it’s necessary to drive to the mountains for a walk in virgin woodlands or to paddle down a river, then think again. Gaston County… Read more »

Farmers market set to open later this month

Farmers market set to open later this month

by Sarah Melton Fresh vegetables and fruits, savory meats and homemade breads will soon be available in downtown Mount Holly. The Mount Holly Farmers Market will open May 14 on… Read more »